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  • Nielsen Environmental Field School announces spring 2009 field course schedule

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School will host 9 state-of-the-science field courses across the U.S. from late February through late May, 2009. Each course features field sessions in which students use state-of-the-art equipment and procedures to collect, process and analyze samples. Courses, dates and locations include the following:The Environmental Sampling Field Course (covering every aspect ...

  • Nielsen Environmental Field School`s Fall 2008 field course schedule released

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School has published it's Fall 2008 field course schedule, which is available on the company web site along with complete course descriptions and outlines. The schedule features 6 field courses at locations across the US, including:The Complete Ground-Water Sampling Field Course- September 9-11, Columbus, Ohio- October 1-3, San Diego, California- October 29-31, Las ...

  • Nielsen Environmental Field School announces fall 2008 course schedule

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School will be conducting 6 field courses this Fall at locations around the US. Courses offered include The Complete Ground-Water Monitoring Field Course (October 27-31, Las Cruces, New Mexico), The Complete Ground-Water Sampling Field Course (September 9-11, Columbus, Ohio; October 1-3, San Diego, California; October 29-31, Las Cruces, New Mexico), Ground-Water ...

  • Instant lubricant degradation measurements in the field!

    The handheld FluidScan from Spectro Inc can achieve laboratory-quality lubricant condition results at the point of sampling, and in seconds, eliminating the potentially costly delays that can arise from laboratory testing. All of Spectro’s many years of experience in this field are packed into this small (only 4 lbs or 1,8 Kg), hand-held infra-red spectrometer that can determine key lubricant ...

  • EarthSoft Releases Sample Planning Module (SPM)

    June 16, 2010 – EarthSoft announced today the first public release of the Sample Planning Module (SPM). SPM provides an automated planning and tracking tool for sampling events and field activities. SPM reduces repetitive, manual, error-prone data entry. EarthSoft tested eight beta versions of SPM prior to this first public release. SPM integrates into the EQuIS sample workflow and helps: ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Groundwater monitoring: what’s winter field work like?

    Although the stimulation phase of the Newberry EGS Demonstration has come to a close, field work continues throughout the winter months on the volcano (brrr!). We’re currently collecting and analyzing groundwater samples in order to monitor any changes in the local groundwater system. This work is intended to make sure thestimulation hasn’t affected the quality of the groundwater high ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • 2011 North American Environmental Field Conference & Exposition

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School is very pleased to announce that the complete schedule of presentations for the 2011 North American Environmental Field Conference & Exposition is now posted on the event web site at www.envirofieldconference.com.  This annual Conference, which will be held in San Diego, CA for the first time, is presented by The ...

  • Water Sampling Update

    Summer field work has come to a close at the Newberry EGS Demonstration site, and with it we’ve completed the last round of water sampling and analysis. The EGS project was carefully designed to protect the local groundwater system, and our groundwater monitoring program helps us make sure we protect this valuable natural resource. Our water monitoring program was designed to document and ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe ...

  • New arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe reagents. The ...

  • Major Field Machining & Diamond Wire Cutting Project Demonstrates Our Integrated Services

    San Francisco, CA – In-Place Machining Company and Cutting Edge Services were already able to combine skill sets early in 2019 following the start of their business partnership. Together we successfully completed the harvesting of core samples for a large transit building repair project. This is an example, among many, of the “perfect fit” of services our partnership ...


    By In-Place Machining Company

  • Performance, Accuracy of ED-XRF Spectrometry for the Onsite Elemental Analysis of Soil and Sewage Sludge Is Detailed in New Application Brief

    The performance and accuracy of energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (ED-XRF) spectrometry performing elemental analysis in the field on soil and sewage sludge samples are detailed in a new application brief — available to download at http://goo.gl/W6xEnY. Evaluating how to ...

  • Sediment field sampling to begin in chequamegon bay on lake superior

    Survey and sediment sampling work will begin today at the Ashland Northern States Power Lakefront Superfund site in Ashland, Wisconsin. The work is being done under the supervision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Northern States Power of Wisconsin and its contractors will take sediment samples in Chequamegon Bay, in the area between ...

  • Summer field work set to begin!

    We’ve been busy here at AltaRock preparing for additional testing of the EGS well, which is scheduled to begin the last week of August. We’ve been lining up contractors, cranes, well-bore evaluation equipment, and crew for the operations. Compared to our field activities last summer and fall, the field work planned for 2013 is short and sweet, but it is critical to keep the Newberry ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Phigenics Receives Patents for Legionella Test

    Today, Phigenics, LLC received notice of allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for the third in a series of three patents. The three new patents cover compositions and methods of use for the Phigenics Validation Test® viable Legionella and Total Heterotrophic Aerobic Bacteria field analytical system (the PVT).  The PVT field analytical system provides more accurate ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Single field mobilization completes site investigation and removal actions

    The Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and the Environment (KRCEE) worked with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last summer to introduce new approaches and technologies to the site cleanup program operating at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) in western Kentucky. A Triad demonstration was conducted at PGDP's Area of Concern (AOC) 492 that integrated several real-time ...

  • Update from the Field: Early Summer Activities

    AltaRock staff have been busy planning and organizing for the summer field season, testing field equipment and getting the Newberry EGS Demonstration site ready to roll. Welcome to new staff: AltaRock Energy recently welcomed Todd Kjellesvik, Project Facilitator, to the Newberry EGS Demonstration. Todd will be working in the field and from the Bend office to keep the Newberry field activities ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Limited EPA study finds low level of concern in samples of recycled tires from ballfield and playground surfaces

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released results of a limited field monitoring study of artificial-turf playing fields and playgrounds constructed with recycled tire material or tire crumb. The study was intended to gain experience conducting field monitoring of recreational surfaces that contain tire crumb. EPA will use the information to help determine possible next ...

  • Update from the Field: Pumps in Place, Piping Assembled

    The Newberry site has been busy with AltaRock staff and contractors assembling stimulation infrastructure over the last few weeks. We’re happy to report that the pumps are in place, generators have been wired in and piping has been welded up. All the equipment has been pressure tested and is up and running as planned. Last night, we started to cool the with low-flow cold water injection. ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. Introduces Sample Master® Mobile

    ATL is pleased to announce the addition of Sample Master® Mobile to its product family. By using Sample Master® Mobile, data can be electronically captured and quickly synchronized with Sample Master® Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), providing increased accuracy, quicker customer turn around times and improved worker productivity. Sample Master® Mobile will eliminate ...

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